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SA Councils Media Releases/News

Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Media Release - Kerb and Water Table Upgrade

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
17 August 2018 4:43pm

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Small Business Friendly Council Initiative

(The Berri Barmera Council)
17 August 2018 3:23pm
Today we became the first in the Riverland and twenty third Council to sign up to the Small Business Friendly Council Initiative.

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Calendar of Events 17th August and Upcoming Events in 2018

(Port Augusta City Council)
17 August 2018 3:11pm

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August 2018 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
17 August 2018 3:00pm

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New Port MacDonnell Tourism Signage

(District Council of Grant)
17 August 2018 2:41pm

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Public Consultation - Unsolicited Proposal Policy

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
17 August 2018 11:54am
Consultation is now open on a new Unsolicited Proposal Policy

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2018 Council elections update | Candidate briefing session

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
17 August 2018 10:14pm

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Latest of the Great South Coast

(District Council of Grant)
17 August 2018 09:48am

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Arts writing opportunity

(Whyalla Council)
17 August 2018 09:48am
Aspiring Whyalla writers have a chance to attend a three-day training course on arts writing

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Free guided field trip in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
17 August 2018 09:05am
Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula is celebrating our most salt-loving plants with the launch of a new book and a free guided field trip with author Peri Coleman

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Media Release - Solo - Old Bins Discontinuation of Collection

(Adelaide Plains Council)
17 August 2018 08:06am
Solo Resource Recovery, the current Waste Service provider for Adelaide Plains Council, have advised that as of Monday, 13 August 2018, the attached notice will be placed on OLD bins that are no longer suitable for service.

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FREE training for volunteers/community groups.

(The Berri Barmera Council)
16 August 2018 4:39pm
Do you handle food as part of your community/volunteer group? Is your food safety knowledge up to date?

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VIETNAM VETERANS DAY - ROAD CLOSURE

(The Berri Barmera Council)
16 August 2018 4:19pm

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TRAFFIC CHANGES – Riverfront Development Roadworks

(The Berri Barmera Council)
16 August 2018 3:36pm
As stage one of the Riverfront Precinct redevelopment moves towards completion, there will be a full closure of the intersection of Ahern and Riverview Drive.

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Council Agenda 20 August 2018

(District Council of Grant)
16 August 2018 3:08pm
The Council Agenda for Monday 20 August 2018 is now available

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 15 2018

(Coorong District Council)
16 August 2018 2:02pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 15 2018

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 13 2018

(Coorong District Council)
16 August 2018 1:59pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 13 2018

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Whyalla backs solar farm

(Whyalla Council)
16 August 2018 1:00pm
Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer has declared Whyalla a proud partner in the new SIMEC ZEN Energy solar farm

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Out and About this Weekend

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
16 August 2018 12:54pm

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Wakefield CEO Jason Kuchel announces resignation

(Wakefield Regional Council)
16 August 2018 10:10pm

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Hooded Plover Conservation Workshops

(District Council of Yankalilla)
16 August 2018 10:00pm
Get involved in protecting your local threatened species

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Draft Open Space Strategy

(City of Port Lincoln)
16 August 2018 09:44am

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GFG Alliance on board for new jetty

(Whyalla Council)
16 August 2018 09:05am
GFG Alliance has announced it will be donating the steel for our new jetty

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Notice of Adoption of By-laws

(District Council of Cleve)
15 August 2018 2:55pm

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My Health Record - Your questions answered in an upcoming information session

(Renmark Paringa Council)
15 August 2018 12:41pm

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Council Elections 2018 - Nomination kits are now available from Council

(Mount Barker District Council)
15 August 2018 10:42pm

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Minutes 13 August 2018

(District Council of Grant)
15 August 2018 09:27am
The Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of Monday 13 August 2018 are now available.

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Food Recall - Lotus Certified Organic Millet Meal 500g

(Wakefield Regional Council)
15 August 2018 09:20am
The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten).

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Candidate Briefing Sessions

(District Council of Grant)
15 August 2018 08:48am
In November the Council Elections will be held for positions of Mayor and Ward Councillors. To assist community members in making a decision, the Local Government Association in conjunction with the Electoral Commission of SA will be holding a joint Candidate Briefing Session for the District Council of Grant and City of Mount Gambier on Wednesday 22 August 2018 at 6pm in the Dress Circle at the Main Corner, and all are welcome. The District Council of Grant will also be running a separate Candidate Briefing Session on Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 5.30pm at the District Council of Grant Council Chambers.

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Council contributes to drought relief effort

(Wattle Range Council)
14 August 2018 10:50pm

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We're here to help with online pet registrations

(Whyalla Council)
14 August 2018 5:25pm
Council officers will be at the library today to help pet owners

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Application for a Category 3 Development

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
14 August 2018 4:33pm
An application comprising a COMPLYING CATEGORY 3 DEVELOPMENT under Section 38(5) of the Development Act, 1993 has been lodged for development assessment.

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Food Safety Short Course -Thursday 4th October 2018

(Wakefield Regional Council)
14 August 2018 4:17pm
How up to date is your food safety knowledge?

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Media Release - Art Squad

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
14 August 2018 3:44pm

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Council to form partnership with Rex Airlines

(District Council of Grant)
14 August 2018 3:14pm
The District Council of Grant held a Special Meeting on Monday 13 August 2018 to put forward a proposal to Regional Express Airlines to implement the Rex Community Fare scheme ($129) on the Mount Gambier to Adelaide and Melbourne routes.

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Exciting projects as grants roll-out across Wakefield

(Wakefield Regional Council)
14 August 2018 3:07pm
Council hands out grants to communities for significant projects

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Penola Town Entrance Statement Project deferred

(Wattle Range Council)
14 August 2018 12:35pm

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Registration Reminder

(The Berri Barmera Council)
14 August 2018 11:59am
All dog registrations are due to be paid by 31st August

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Help for prospective councillors

(Whyalla Council)
14 August 2018 11:48am
There will be an Electoral Commission South Australia information session for those wishing to nominate for the council elections

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Regional Disability & Wellbeing Forum

(Adelaide Plains Council)
14 August 2018 11:08am
The aim of the Forum is to explore, share and hear insights from a varied range of guest speakers informing, sharing and investigating strategies of collaboration and the regional Economic Development opportunities due to the NDIS.

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Australian Government Volunteer Grants 2018 Now Open!

(Mount Barker District Council)
14 August 2018 10:50pm

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Office for Recreation Sport and Racing- Grants and Funding Information Session

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
14 August 2018 10:47pm
Funding Information opportunity for local recreation groups and sporting clubs

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Bowden – Brompton Mixed Use (Residential and Commercial) Development Plan Amendment (Privately Funded)

(City of Charles Sturt)
14 August 2018 09:50am
Preliminary community engagement occurred as part of these investigations in late 2017. Council is now seeking written public comment on this proposal.

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Your chance to have a say on child care centre

(Whyalla Council)
14 August 2018 08:41am
The City of Whyalla is conducting a standard review of its child care centre and wants to hear your views

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Kilburn and Blair Athol Redevelopment 'Park Day'

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
13 August 2018 4:21pm

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Government backs cuttlefish experience

(Whyalla Council)
13 August 2018 4:08pm
Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs was in Whyalla and liked what he saw at the Stony Point cuttlefish site.

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Council Elections

(City of Charles Sturt)
13 August 2018 3:13pm
Thinking of nominating? We have all the documents and information you need.

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A Night of Science

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
13 August 2018 2:21pm
Meet the scientists, Q&A’s, wine and nibbles - Friday 17 August

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Science at the Caves - Saturday 18 August

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
13 August 2018 2:20pm
Join scientists from the SA Museum and University of Adelaide for a range of amazing displays and activities ....try your hand at fossil sorting, learn about reptiles, caves, owls, fossils, megafauna – lots of things to see and do!

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2018 Council Elections Candidate Briefing Session

(Light Regional Council)
13 August 2018 12:09pm
A briefing session for intending candidates for the 2018 local government election is being held at the Kapunda Council Office.

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Proposed Temporary Road Closures Gibson Street (between First Street and Third Street, Bowden

(City of Charles Sturt)
13 August 2018 09:24am
Written public comment is now invited on this proposal.

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Chamber helping address skills shortage

(Whyalla Council)
13 August 2018 08:30am
The Whyalla Chamber of Commerce is working hard to help our working community

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20 Million Trees - Community Planting Day

(District Council of Yankalilla)
10 August 2018 2:59pm
Family Friendly Event - Sunday 26 August 10am-2pm at Wirrina

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Food Recall - Lactose Free Whole Milk Powder 1kg Best Before 29/12/19

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 August 2018 2:51pm
The recall is due to the presence of foreign matter (metal).

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Food Recall - White Mill Pancake Shake Original & Pancake Shake Buttermilk - 375 g

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 August 2018 2:40pm
The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen - Egg

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Stay in touch with Council matters in the August 2018 newsletter.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
10 August 2018 2:15pm

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SALA ART/Craft Exhibition

(The Berri Barmera Council)
10 August 2018 1:28pm
"Celebrating Creative Community"

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 3 2018

(Coorong District Council)
10 August 2018 12:47pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 3 2018

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter July 26 2018

(Coorong District Council)
10 August 2018 12:33pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter July 26 2018

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter July 18 2018

(Coorong District Council)
10 August 2018 11:48am
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter July 18 2018

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Independent Audit Committee Chair

(Alexandrina Council)
10 August 2018 11:42am
Calls for Expressions of Interest

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Community invited to announcement

(Whyalla Council)
10 August 2018 11:16am
The City of Whyalla, GFG Alliance and the State Government will be coming together to make some key announcements

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Community Engagement Officer

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
10 August 2018 10:54pm

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Pump Track Survey - Results coming soon

(Roxby Council)
10 August 2018 10:31pm

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Crase Street, Kapunda Carpark Temporary Closure

(Light Regional Council)
10 August 2018 10:20pm
As part of the Kapunda Town Square project works, the Crase Street public carpark site will be closed from Wednesday 15 August 2018.

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Tintinara Aged Homes - Seeking Expressions of Interest to Let Unit

(Coorong District Council)
10 August 2018 09:43am
Community Engagement

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Council Elections 2018 – Nominations Phase

(Alexandrina Council)
10 August 2018 08:11am
Find out more here

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Wattle Range Art Show Entries Open

(Wattle Range Council)
9 August 2018 2:40pm

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SA Healthy Towns Challenge - Grants for Rural and Regional Towns

(Adelaide Plains Council)
9 August 2018 2:07pm
Live in a rural town? Interested in preventative health and well being? Apply now to be in the running for one of five $50,000 grants. Applications close Monday, 10 September 2018

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Semaphore Foreshore Irrigation Upgrade

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
9 August 2018 12:00pm

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Tour of the Great South Coast - 16 August 2018

(District Council of Grant)
9 August 2018 11:14am
On Thursday 16 August 2018 Cycling Australia’s National Road Series race will start and finish in Port MacDonnell. Competitors will complete 5 laps of the course from port MacDonnell to Allendale East via Riddoch Highway, Old Boundary Road and Smiths Road.

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Health & Ageing in Our Community Report - July 2018

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
9 August 2018 10:59pm

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Fox Baiting - September

(Northern Areas Council)
9 August 2018 10:25pm

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Intention to grant a lease to Tailem Bend Golf Club

(Coorong District Council)
9 August 2018 10:20pm
Community Engagement

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Candidate Briefing Sessions - 2018 Local Government Elections

(Copper Coast Council)
9 August 2018 10:10pm
Looking at making a difference in your Community? Thinking about nominating for Council? Come along to a briefing session for interested candidates for the 2018 Local Government Election. This briefing session will assist intending candidates of the Role and Responsibilities of an Elected Member; Chief Executive Officer Responsibilities; Campaign donation return requirements and other Council issues. Nomination Kits will be available at this session. Join us in the Kadina Town Hall Function Room on Wednesday, 29th August 2018, commencing at 5.30 pm. Expressions of Interest for attendance to Wanita Gregory by Friday, 24th August would be appreciated – phone 88281200 or email info@coppercoast.sa.gov.au

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Mayor meets with deputy prime minister

(Whyalla Council)
9 August 2018 10:04pm
Job-skills training was on the agenda when Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer met with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack

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Saddleworth - Now a RV Friendly Town

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
9 August 2018 09:55am
The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia has officially declared Saddleworth as an RV Friendly Town™. see the Media Release here

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The Ice Update

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
9 August 2018 09:45am
Substance Misuse Limestone Coast presents a free community information forum: The Ice Update. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mount Gambier West, Mount Gambier and Bordertown the forum will be held Monday 20th August, 2018, 7pm at the Naracoorte Town Hall.

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Media Release - National Hockey Championships

(The Berri Barmera Council)
9 August 2018 09:44am
The Riverland has seen an influx of champion hockey players and enthusiasts this week, held at Glassey Park in Berri. The national event has attracted over 1000 visitors to the region, giving local businesses a boost over the typically quieter winter months. All three Riverland councils partnered to fund the Championships event.

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2018 Council Elections Candidate Briefings

(Tatiara District Council)
9 August 2018 09:35am
Make a Difference - Nominate for Council

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Australia Day Awards 2019

(District Council of Robe)
9 August 2018 08:37am

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Trees for Life - Native Plants

(Light Regional Council)
8 August 2018 4:47pm
Trees for Life in partnership with Electranet is again offering a 50% discount on native plant orders and tree guards to landholders and groups affected by the Pinery fires.

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Council defers rate capping stance

(Whyalla Council)
8 August 2018 4:04pm
A decision on Council's stance on rate capping was laid on the table by elected members

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My Health Record Information Sessions in your Community

(Adelaide Plains Council)
8 August 2018 11:23am
The Country SA PHN Digital Health Team is providing Information Sessions in your community throughout August and September.

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All Sporting Club Information Forum

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
8 August 2018 10:44pm
The presentations from the All Sporting Club Information Forum are available.

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Greyhounds at Port Elliot Dog Park

(Alexandrina Council)
8 August 2018 10:15pm
Survey available here

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Waste Less Divert More

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
8 August 2018 10:15pm
For some quick and easy tips on how to reduce waste, help our environment and save money watch this 30 second clip.

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Food Recall - Rafferty’s Garden Baby Rice Cereal 80g

(Wakefield Regional Council)
8 August 2018 09:46am
Rafferty’s Garden has been advised that Organic Banana Porridge was incorrectly packed into Rafferty's Garden Organic Baby Rice Cereal packaging. Best Before 17 May 2019.

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Food Recall - Gary Gumball

(Wakefield Regional Council)
8 August 2018 09:25am
The recall is due to the potential presence of glass in the gumball supplied to Home Ice Cream.

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Help for online pet registrations

(Whyalla Council)
8 August 2018 08:34am
Council officers will be at the Whyalla Public Library for the next four Wednesdays to help people register their pets online

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LGA calls for end to cost shifting

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
8 August 2018 00:00am
The LGA has called on the Government to honour its pre-election commitment to stop cost shifting to councils when it hands down its 2018-19 State Budget.

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LGA calls for end to cost shifting

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
8 August 2018 00:00am
The LGA has called on the Government to honour its pre-election commitment to stop cost shifting to councils when it hands down its 2018-19 State Budget.

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Is your business or organisation into tech? Be part of TeXpo.

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
7 August 2018 5:30pm

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MEDIA RELEASE - Council Special meeting - 13 August 2018

(City of Port Lincoln)
7 August 2018 4:01pm

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Have Your Say Fund My Neighbourhood Projects

(City of Mitcham)
7 August 2018 3:47pm
Council invites feedback on concept designs for six Fund my Neighbourhood Projects.

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Annual Business Plan and Budget Summary 2018-2019 Apology

(Light Regional Council)
7 August 2018 3:31pm
Council’s Management apologises for the unfortunate errors contained within the 2018-19 Budget Summary document as recently presented.

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Minutes 6 August 2018

(District Council of Grant)
7 August 2018 12:16pm
The minutes for the Council meeting of 6 August 2018 are now available.

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Lifelong learning sessions happening this September

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
7 August 2018 11:50am

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Riverfront Redevelopment On Track

(The Berri Barmera Council)
7 August 2018 10:50pm
As works come to a conclusion at the end of Vaughan Terrace, we remind people that there will be diversions in place to ensure traffic flows and for the safety of pedestrians and contractors.

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Safety forum a positive step forward

(Whyalla Council)
7 August 2018 08:36am
More than 50 people from various groups and agencies were invited to the first City of Whyalla Safer Communities Forum

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